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The Undercover Analyst - Checking the Numbers on Mobile Phone Stores

It’s time for another of my regular checks on high street operators in association with retail analysis experts ShopperTrak. This time I’m looking at mobile phone stores, a category we’ve seen explode over the past 10-15 years and one which has come to dominate our high streets. 1,598 more words

High Streets

Hope or Hype? - Why I Never Trust Economic Reports

Economic reports seem to be like buses. You wait for ages and then four turn up at once.  Last week they seemed to leave the depot together, all promising to take us somewhere nice for the summer. 857 more words

High Streets

Negative inflation

Consumer Price Inflation, April 2015: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell by 0.1% in the year to April 2015, compared to no change (0.0%) in the year to March 2015.
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Let us not be defined by the things we hate...

Coincidences are one of life’s Funky Little Things, aren’t they? Back in the olden days, when blokes in pubs used to argue about who scored what goal in 1968 like their lives depended on it until someone, exasperated, made the journey home to pick up a tattered copy of the 1968 Score! 754 more words


Cafés and the British High Street

A recent report produced by Prof Neil Wrigley and Dr Dionysia Lambiri, ‘British High
Streets to recovery? A comprehensive review of the evidence’ as part of an Economic and Social Research Council Project (commissioned by the Government’s advisory group the… 736 more words

Cafe Culture

Understanding Scottish Places: O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us to see oursels as ithers see us

Scotland is a country of towns; more than 55% of the Scottish population lives in towns and they are a distinctive feature of the country through their townscapes, functions and activities. 790 more words

Town Centres

How to save our town centres

Join regeneration specialist and author Julian Dobson on Wednesday 6 May

By far the most engaging book I am reading at the moment is “How to save our town centres: a radical agenda for the future of the High Street” 403 more words